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How To Block Texts On iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone Xr

Whether you want to block calls or texts on iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xr, it’s relatively the same. Your reasons are personal and they might as well stay like that, don’t feel the need to justify this decision! If you have one person upsetting you with messages, you can block its access at the iMessage in no time.

 

You can block texts on iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone Xr with the iMessage, if you:

  1. Open up the Phone app;
  2. Swipe to Recent tabs;
  3. Browse through the contacts;
  4. Find the number who’s texting unsolicited messages;
  5. Tap on the i sign from next to it;
  6. Go to the bottom of the page that will open up;
  7. Tap on Block this Caller;
  8. Tap on Block Contact and that’s it.

 

You can now leave the Phone app or repeat these steps for other contact numbers of people you want to get rid of.

 

You can block texts on iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xr from the Settings, if you:

  1. Open up the Settings app;
  2. Select Messages;
  3. Select the Blocked option;
  4. Tap on Add New;
  5. Type the number you wish to block;
  6. Use the Done button.

 

Again, you can leave the settings or continue to type other numbers that you wish to block. As you can see, this is a bit more versatile because you don’t necessarily have to have a message from that number saved on the phone.

Important to note, both methods presented in this article of how to block texts on iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xr target messages received via iMessage. But while in one case you go straight to the messages app, to tackle a saved message and block its sender, in the second case you go to settings and type whatever phone numbers you want.

Once a number was blacklisted, it will remain without access until you choose otherwise. And without access means that they won’t even be able to call on you on FaceTime! Test the methods and spare yourself from the stress of dealing with people you don’t want to hear from. Do not worry, you can always change your mind on a blocked text from iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xr!

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